The Empathy Diaries: A Conversation with Sherry Turkle

Thursday, March 37:00—8:00 PMVirtual

For decades, Sherry Turkle has shown how we remake ourselves in the mirror of our machines. In her latest book, The Empathy Diaries, she illuminates our present search for authentic connection in a time of uncharted challenges. Turkle has spent a career composing an intimate ethnography of our digital world, now, marked by insight, humility, and compassion, we have her own. Join us for an intimate conversation with Sherry Turkle, hosted by Maggie Pax, where you will be able to submit questions for the author.

Registration is required to attend this virtual event. The Zoom link will be sent to you upon registration and in a reminder email.

Books will be on sale through Maxima Book Center.

Sherry Turkle is the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at MIT and the founding director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self. A licensed clinical psychologist, she is the author of six books, including Alone Together and the New York Times best-seller Reclaiming Conversation, as well as the editor of three collections. A Ms. Magazine Woman of the Year, TED speaker, and featured media commentator, she is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Rockefeller Humanities Fellowship and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Capacity: 885 of 1000 spaces available.

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